I'm Glad I Bear His Name

To pay the debt for Adam's race

Author: Johnson Oatman
Tune: [To pay the debt for Adam’s race]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 To pay the debt for Adam’s race
The blessed Saviour came;
And since I’ve tasted of His grace,
I’m glad I bear His name.

I’m glad I’m called a Christian,
My soul is all aflame;
For since I found my Saviour,
I’m glad I bear His name.

2 Altho’ upon the rugged tree,
He bore a death of shame,
Yet since He died to ransom me,
I’m glad I bear His name. [Refrain]

3 To try to honor Christ my Lord
Is now my greatest aim;
For since His mercy I implored
I’m glad I bear His name. [Refrain]

4 His life, His death, His tears, His cross,
I emulate and claim;
Thro’ good or ill, thro’ gain or loss,
I’m glad I bear His name. [Refrain]

5 And when I sing the new, new song,
I know ‘twill be the same;
For I shall tell that heav’nly throng,
How once I bore His name. [Refrain]

Source: Crowning Day No. 4 #210

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To pay the debt for Adam's race
Title: I'm Glad I Bear His Name
Author: Johnson Oatman
Language: English
Refrain First Line: I'm glad I'm called a Christian
Copyright: Public Domain



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Crowning Day No. 4 #210

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